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Vehicle leaves scene after hitting cyclist in Decatur

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Vehicle leaves scene after hitting cyclist in Decatur

W. Ponce De Leon Avenue. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt
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W. Ponce De Leon Avenue. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

W. Ponce De Leon Avenue. Photo by Dan Whisenhunt

This story has been updated.

A vehicle left the scene after hitting a cyclist in the early morning hours of Feb. 2, Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said.

Ross said that at 3:14 am, police responded to the call. The incident occurred at East College Avenue and Sams Street. Witnesses told police that a silver grey vehicle left the scene after hitting the cyclist. It has front end damage, Ross said. Police have identified the victim as Wesley Upshur. He was transported to the hospital and is believed to have internal injuries.

Ross said the investigation continues.

Decaturish is asking for additional details about this case. We’ll keep you posted.

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